Ethiopia Birds and Wild Life ( 12 Days North and South )

Ethiopia is Truly bird watchers paradise... The places that mentioned on the detailed itinerery are the real paradise.

The avifauna of Ethiopia include a total of 864 confirmed species as of June 2018. Of them, 25 are accidental, 17 are endemic, and one has been introduced by humans. An additional 16 species are hypothetical as defined below. Unless otherwise noted, the list is that of iGoTerra.... We will be able to see most of the bird species that is found in Ethiopia.

per adult from

$5,074

AUD

Duration

12 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 11x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 11 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Flights ADDIS – BAHIR DAR & GONDAR – ADDIS but the price varies if international flight not With ET
    • Boat Trip in lake tana
    • All Entrance fee to the site and National Park
    • Fuel
    • Driver Allowance
    • Tour Leader and Local Guide
    • All Accommodation
    • Entry/Admission - Bole International Airport
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Tana
    • Entry/Admission - Blue Nile Falls
    • Entry/Admission - Simien Mountains National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Haile Resort Ziway Batu
    • Entry/Admission - Bale Mountains
    • Entry/Admission - Bale Mountain Lodge
    • Entry/Admission - Awash Falls Lodge
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ብሔራዊ ሙዚየም)
    What's excluded :
    • • International air tickets,
    • • Tourist Insurance
    • • Alcohol beverages,

  • Day 1: Arrival

    Stop At: Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    On arrival in Addis Ababa your guide and driver will assist you and transfer you to the hotel to stay overnight. If time allows In the afternoon, visit some of the capital city highlights, National Museum, Ethnographic Museum notably Mt Entoto Park overlooking the city.
    Duration: 5 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight Hotel

    Day 2: Addis Ababa - Bahar Dar

    Stop At: Lake Tana, Ground floor from Blue Nile Hotel, Bahir Dar 1000 Ethiopia
    Fly to Bahar Dar on Ethiopian Airlines. Visit the marketplace in Bahar Dar. Take a boat tour on Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile, and tour ancient island monasteries, which is Inhabited by Different Kind of Birds, and Wild Life, Hippopotamuses, Black and White Colobus Monkeys, and Black Crowned Cranes,Eastern White Pelicans, and you can spot other distinctive species like the Malachite Kingfisher and the Lesser Jacana…
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Hotel

    Day 3: Bahar Dar – Blue Nile Falls - Debark

    Stop At: Blue Nile Falls, Amhara , Region Ethiopia
    Early in the morning we will start our road to Debark, On the wa we will stop in Blue Nile falls which is largely inhabited by bird lives, Then drive to Debark the gate to the Semine Mountains. En route we will stop at different locations to visit the endemic Chilada Babbon and the scenic Semine gorge
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Lodge

    Day 4: Semien Mountain

    Stop At: Simien Mountains National Park, North Gondar Debark, ደባርቅ 1248, Ethiopia
    treks to see the Semine Mountain massif in the morning followed by breakfast, drive to Chenek Hike around the camp and see the Walia Ibex and see Endemic Ethiopian Bird like spot Breasted Plover, Abyssinian Long Claw, AnkoberSerin, Thick Billed Ravens, Black Winged Love Bird, Red Billed Chough…. Drive back to Loadge
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Over Night Lodge.

    Day 5: Drive to Gondar - Addis Ababa

    Stop At: Simien Mountains National Park, North Gondar Debark, ደባርቅ 1248, Ethiopia
    Early short treks to see the Semine Mountain. Late afternoon drive back to Gondar to catch the evening flight and fly back to Addis Ababa and overnight in Addis
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Hotel

    Day 6: 5Lake Langano

    Stop At: Haile Resort Ziway Batu, Ziway /Batu, Ziway, Ethiopia
    Drive to the Rift Valley Lakes region to stay overnight at the relaxed lakeside Sabana Lodge. The Loadge has a varity of Birds, like Goa way Bird, Hammer kop.. The drive down takes in some interesting stops In Lake Ziway to see the Bird Island. whic is the Island is Inhabited only by a various type of Birds.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Lodge

    Day 7: Lake Langano - Bale Mountains National Park

    Stop At: Bale Mountains, Bale Goba 150 km east of Shashamene in the Oromia Region National State, Goba Ethiopia
    After breakfast, drive to Dinsho in the Bale Mountains National Park, to stay 3 nights in Bale Mountains. .

    Around the Juniper and Hagenia woods just outside the park boundaries, a quick search should reveal two endemic antelopes: the Mountain Nyala (population approxinately 2,500) was one of the last large antelopes to be discovered in Africa and is endemic to this part of Ethiopia. The less gregarious, almost blackish Menelik’s bushbuck is also easy to see. Woodland birding here is superb.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Hotel

    Day 8: Bale Mountains National Park - Sanetti Plateau

    Stop At: Bale Mountain Lodge, Bale, Ethiopia
    Take an excursion on Africa’s highest-lying road to the bleak Afro-alpine moorlands of the Sanetti Plateau. This area holds the largest concentration of the remaining 400-odd Ethiopian wolves, now critically endangered with none held anywhere in captivity.

    Because the wolves are habituated and diurnal, they often allow for good photo opportunities. Sleek and animated, these wolves are the world's rarest Canids. Just as interesting, is its main prey item, the endemic Giant mole rat, which somewhat resembles a large marmot or gopher.

    Birdlife includes several endemic moorland-dwelling species such as Africa’s only true goose, the Blue-winged goose. Raptors abound.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Lodge

    Day 9: Bale Mountains National Park - Harenna Forest

    Stop At: Bale Mountain Lodge, Bale, Ethiopia
    A dramatic escarpment separates the various sectors of Bale Mountains National Park, which, as its proprietor Yvonne Levene aptly points out, is an 'experience' rather than just a visit. (That's why one needs at least three days here).

    The beautiful tropical Harenna Forest, in which Bale Mountains Lodge is located, is a treasure trove for naturalists. Harenna is as yet poorly inventoried, but does hold some rare wildlife such as the recently described, highly localized Bale monkey. (Lucky visitors also see Lion).Evergreen forest birdlife is exceptionally diverse here, as is other wildlife.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Lodge

    Day 10: Drive to Awash National Park

    Stop At: Awash Falls Lodge, Awash National Park, Awash, Ethiopia
    Drive to the Awash National Park, Through The highlands of arsi make an interesting stop. Awash Falls is home to an array of wildlife unique to the Horn of Africa. The park holds mammals such as Beisa Oryx, Soemmerrings Gazelle, Guenther's dikdik, Hamadryas and Anubis baboons and over 350 species of birds. (The park is superb for birdwatching).
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Lodge

    Day 11: Awash

    Stop At: Awash Falls Lodge, Ethiopia
    Birding in Awash National Park, located in the Great Rift Valley. Many species of birds are found here: African Orange-bellied Parrots, Bustards, Weavers, Hoopoe, Yellow-throated Serine, Red-fronted Barbet, Pygmy Batis, Lesser-striped Swallow, Abyssinian Roller and the House Martin. The park also boasts a variety of mammals: the Anubis Baboon, Colobus Monkey, Black-backed Jackal, Bat-eared Fox, Egyptian Mongoose, Warthog, Beisa Oryx, Soemmering’s Gazelle, Lesser Kudu, Salt’s Dikdik, etc.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Lodge

    Day 12: Drive to Addis Ababa

    Stop At: National Museum of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ብሔራዊ ሙዚየም), Addis Ababa Arada, Ethiopia
    Optional souvenir shopping if time permits. Enjoy a Farewell dinner at a traditional Ethiopian restaurant featuring dancers and musicians representing some of the country's many ethnic groups. Transfer to airport for late night departure if needed
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pickup our customers from the Airport or Hotels
    Departure Time :
    12:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Addis Ethiopia Tours

Activity ID: V-91529P15

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